Associate Director of Philanthropy

The Nature Conservancy

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The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Position Summary

The Associate Director of Philanthropy works as a senior member of the philanthropy team. We are seeking an energetic and dedicated professional with proven success in building and sustaining relationships with influential individuals to coordinate and implement effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including corporate, foundation, and individual donors. Our ideal candidate will have a deep commitment to conservation, the ability to build and leverage strong community relationships, work best in a flexible and changing environment, be open to developing new skills, be motivated by goals, and enjoy travelling around the state to meet with Vermonters.

Desired Skills & Experience

A Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination is required. Candidates must posses experience: building and maintaining long-term relationships with influential individuals and constituents, asking for and closing gifts of $25,000 or more; managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors, working with cross-functional teams; and demonsetrate experience using listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID#47475 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST April 10, 2019. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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